Tamar Cover


A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal

By Mal Peet

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763634889, 424pp.

Publication Date: January 23, 2007

Now available - the Carnegie Medal winner comes to the U.S.
When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland half a century before. His story is one of passionate love, jealousy, and tragedy set against the daily fear and casual horror of the Second World War -- and unraveling it is about to transform Tamar's life forever.
From acclaimed British sensation Mal Peet comes a masterful story of adventure, love, secrets, and betrayal in time of war, both past and present.

About the Author
Mal Peet (1947 2015) is the acclaimed author of the Carnegie Medal winning novel "Tamar "as well as the "Boston Globe Horn Book" Honor Book "Life: An Exploded Diagram" and three Paul Faustino novels: "Keeper, The Penalty, " and "Exposure, " a winner of the "Guardian "Children s Fiction Prize. He is also the co-author of "Cloud Tea Monkeys, Mysterious Traveler, "and "Night Sky Dragons, "all of which he wrote with his wife, Elspeth Graham."